The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

Student Educational Records–Understanding Federal Law
Before accessing student educational records, carefully review the FERPA material presented here. Maintaining confidentiality of student educational records can be achieved by knowing a few basic requirements of the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

FERPA Website
FERPA E-mail: FERPA@ed.gov

Bethany Lutheran College Contact:
Stacy Tomhave
Registrar and FERPA Compliance Officer
Phone: 507-344-7310